Registry and Rig Information

Registry U.S.
Official Number U.S.C.G.
Rig Propeller

Dimensions and Tonnage

Length 99.66
Width 23.00
Depth 8.00
Hull Material Steel
Hull Number 00087

Vessel History

Rebuilds Documented measures, 1949 (93.66 x 22.5 x 11; 147 gross - 100 net). Tonnage change, 1963 (172 gross - 117 net).
History Commissioned on June 1, 1926, out of New York City, then transferred to Fernandina, FL; by 1934, out of Marquette, MI. Transferred from U.S. Lighthouse Service to U.S.C.G., 1939. Transferred to U.S. Navy, November 1, 1941, and stationed out of Alpena, MI. Returned to Coast Guard, January 6, 1946, and stationed out of Boston, MA, and Bristol, RI. Decommissioned on August 26, 1947.
Disposition Foundered in Main Pass area, Gulf of Mexico, on August 29, 1970.

Build Information

Builder Defoe Boat & Motor Works
Place Built Bay City, MI
Date Built 1926-00-00


Source HCGL

Vessel Names

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
BIG RED1964-00-001970-00-00U.S.258910
PHLOX (WAGL 161)1940-00-001949-00-00U.S.U.S.C.G.

Vessel Owners

NameBegin DateEnd DateRegistryOfficial Number
Evald Sooder1949-00-001950-00-00U.S.258910
Land & Marine Applicators, Inc.1963-00-001970-00-00U.S.258910
Parde Island Seafoods, Inc.1951-00-001956-00-00U.S.258910
Starboard Line, Inc.1950-00-001951-00-00U.S.258910
Vapor Honing Marine Services, Inc.1956-00-001963-00-00U.S.258910